Fire Alarm Systems

For over 45 years Gene Ptacek & Son Fire Equipment has been providing state of the art fire alarm system installations and service in northern Ohio. Whether you need a full turnkey system or modification/repair, routine inspections or emergency service, we can offer solutions at competitive prices.

Design and Installation

GPS will custom design and install any type fire alarm/detection control system, Emergency Communication-Mass Notification system, to meet any insurance or fire code requirement. Our knowledgeable sales consultants and NICET-certified designers are available to discuss your specific needs, regardless of how large or small. Our certified, licensed and factory trained technicians perform all installations in a professional manner where quality workmanship and minimum business interruption are our highest priority.

Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

All fire alarm systems are to be tested and inspected on a regular basis in accordance with insurance, local, state and national fire code requirements. Let GPS develop a plan that meets your requirements and takes the guess work out of what is required and when. All reports are generated in an electronic format and available upon completion of the inspection.

Repairs and Emergency Service

Our highly skilled and certified technicians can repair or replace your fire alarm equipment rapidly and efficiently with minimum downtime. Our service department provides 24-hour, 7 days a week, service so that your business remains protected at all times.


GPS provides fully redundant UL-Certified monitoring, operating 24 hours a day to meet strict industry requirements; including manned call centers, back-up power generator’s providing uninterrupted power supply. GPS can provide cellular, IP, and dial-up monitoring. (Due to the influx of VoIP phone lines we recommend phasing out of dial-up monitoring).

design / installation
  • Detailed consultation and site survey
  • Design & CAD drawings
  • Plans, permits and approvals
  • Efficient, professional on-site coordination and installation
  • Acceptance testing with authority having jurisdiction
  • Employee training
inspection / testing / maintenance
  • Annual inspections
  • Semi-Annual
  • Electronic reports
  • We call ahead to schedule inspections to ensure service is performed when due.
  • Record any deficiencies discovered during the inspection process
repairs / emergency service
  • Annual maintenance
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Check the condition and voltage of the battery and verify manufacturer date.
  • Check AC/DC lamps or bulbs for damage and proper operation.
  • Verify charging circuit is operational and working properly.
  • Fully redundant UL-Certified monitoring
  • Operating 24-hour a day
  • Cellular, IP, and dial-up monitoring
  • Automated text and email alerts
  • Access to view your systems and account history

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